Posts tagged human rights
Posts tagged human rights
The incredible screen printed posters of Melanie Cervantes and Jesus Barraza, a graphic arts collaboration based out of Oakland. You can find their stuff at Dignidad Rebelde.
“Neutral: An Open Letter to Michele Bachmann”
She’s an amazing woman… and deserves the Nobel Peace Prize for sure.
President Obama responds to rape statement (below) from Senate candidate Richard Mourdock:
“I struggled with it myself for a long time but I came to realize, life is a gift from god and even if life begins in the horrible situation of rape it is something god intended to happen.”
A visual, less restrained companion piece to “A brief letter to Arizona.”
You make me want to laugh and cry at the same time. I hear you’re having population problems down there. I have a solution: take all the people who think it’s okay to pass a bill that 1) defines the beginning of pregnancy about two weeks before actual conception and 2) allows doctors to withhold medical information from a woman if they think the woman MIGHT want an abortion because of it - take all those people and eject them from the Union.
I bet those illegal immigrants breaking the law understand a lot more about what America should stand for than some of these people making the laws. I’m not saying illegal immigration doesn’t cause problems (it does, although I think we would benefit from streamlining the naturalization process so that hard-working immigrants don’t have to wait years for citizenship); I’m saying that the worst harm comes from people who think they can legislate other people’s bodies, choices, and moralities. Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free over your arrogant, your prejudiced, your ruthless legislators yearning to suck free air from the vocal chords of women. Any day.
A seven-year-old has donated $140 to the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) because he doesn’t think it’s right for gay people not to be treated equally.
The child, Malcolm, was given $140 by his parents to donate to the charity of his choice. He chose to split the money between the gay centre and the HRC.
The cheque was accompanied by a hand written note that read: “I am sending you this money because I don’t think it’s fair that Gay people are not treated equally.”
A note from the boy’s mother said: “To teach the importance of improving the world around him, Malcolm was given $140 to give away to the charity of his choice. After hearing a story on the radio about the mistreatment of gays and lesbians, Malcolm became both upset and curious about the issue…to help, he chose to split his money between the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.”
Faith in humanity: restored.
That is such an awesome kid.
his parents gotta be proud of this kid : ))
Maybe there is still hope for this Planet….. what an awesome kid :) this really made my day….
I’m proud of the kid.
But I’m also proud of the parents.